UK Politics

Labour Party: Douglas Alexander's response to the situation in Egypt

News   •   Feb 01, 2011 11:13 GMT

Responding  to the situation in Egypt, Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander MP, said:

"This is the moment where Egypt can move from protest to progress.

"Political, social and economic reform are needed, as these demonstrations reflect.

"Violence must be avoided and restraint exercised as these legitimate grievances are addressed."